In our Education section on EDUCONSA you will find useful online  resources, parenting tips, teaching support material as well as recommended articles for further reading and research.

This quote by John Dewey (1859 - 1952), American philosopher and educator, is our motto for raising our children. Dewey is one the most influential thinkers in modern education theories. He discussed widely the differences between education by gaining knowledge and education by gaining experience and emphasized that the understanding of human experience is fundamental for designing effective educational programmes. Now let's have a look at the main topics regarding raising and teaching children we have encountered during our journey.

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Education: Parenting and Teaching

How to embrace diversity?

Embracing Diversity

Embracing diversity means accepting differences in others. Teaching children to be tolerant and accepting difference starts at home. But can we help our kids to become responsible, caring and tolerant?

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How to deal with diversity in schools?

To raise broad-minded and well-educated children we need to teach them to stand up to intolerance and discrimination and to reject stereotypes. 

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About recognising and dealing with gifted kids

Raising gifted kids is a challenge due to many factors influencing the child's development. Read how to recognise and deal with special talents and strengths.

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Blended Learning - Benefits and Challenges

Blended learning - this is not only our future but already widely used in 21st century education! Using technology in classrooms is the way to go!

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Regina Gräff is the founder and editor of the free info sites and and co-author of the 'Living in South Africa' handbook. Born and raised in Germany, she has a MA phil degree in languages and intercultural communication. Regina is a serial expat and has worked as a teacher and educational consultant in various countries including the USA, Australia, Singapore and the UK. Since 2005, she lives with her family in Cape Town/South Africa. 

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